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Hastings crime stats

The overall crime rate in Hastings city is 131.4 crimes per 1,000. Most crimes, 4.4k crimes were violent crimes which is 38.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 144% of national crime rate. Robbery crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 42.4% over the last twelve months.The category of "criminal damage and arson crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Criminal damage and arson crime" rate is at 199% of national crime rate which puts Hastings on 6. position out of 99 England's and Wales' cities in this crime category. "Criminal damage and arson crime" makes up 11.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "criminal damage and arson crime" is 1.3k cases and has increased by 6.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of May 2023 - April 2024.

Hastings crime statistics
Crime statisticShare of all crimesRanking (99 cities)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime38.8%32. highest144%4.4k0.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime15.0%37. highest123%1.7k11.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime11.8%6. highest199%1.3k6.5%
Public order crime7.9%41. highest137%886-18.9%
Other theft crime6.5%50. lowest107%732-5.3%
Shoplifting crime5.0%10. lowest88%564-7.7%
Vehicle crime4.7%50. lowest98%528-25.0%
Drugs crime3.0%34. highest144%34121.4%
Burglary crime2.3%15. lowest68%253-7.7%
Other crime1.7%51. highest121%1921.1%
Possession of weapons crime1.1%35. highest158%1249.7%
Robbery crime0.8%44. lowest84%9442.4%
Bicycle theft crime0.6%22. lowest71%67-4.3%
Theft from the person crime0.6%39. lowest35%6620.0%
Crime statisticShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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Hastings crime rate by crime statistic

This graph compares crime rate in Hastings city to the national crime rate for each crime statistic.

Hastings crime rate by crime statistic
Crime statisticHastings city crime rateEngland and Wales - national crime rate
Anti-social behaviour19.816.1
Bicycle theft0.81.1
Burglary3.04.3
Criminal damage and arson15.57.8
Drugs4.02.8
Other crime2.31.9
Other theft8.68.0
Possession of weapons1.50.9
Public order10.47.6
Robbery1.11.3
Shoplifting6.67.5
Theft from the person0.82.2
Vehicle crime6.26.3
Violent crime51.135.4

Hastings crime rate comparison map

Hastings crime rate comparison map

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